How to travel from Manchester to Peterborough

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from Manchester to Peterborough

You can get from Manchester to Peterborough by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Manchester to Peterborough on Sep 28 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 12:45PMPeterborough
1 transfer
10:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h27 12:45PMPeterborough
1 transfer
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08:45AMManchester Victoria3h03 11:48AMPeterborough
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08:18AMManchester Piccadilly2h30 10:48AMPeterborough
1 transfer
09:35AMManchester Piccadilly2h33 12:08PMPeterborough
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Manchester and Peterborough

distanceDistance103 miles (166 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $63 (€59) • 2 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTranspennine Express

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 103 miles (166 km) from Manchester to Peterborough. Transpennine Express is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct train from Manchester to Peterborough.

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Travel Manchester to Peterborough by bus, flight, ferry or train.

The fastest way to travel from Manchester to Peterborough is by train, which requires on average 2 h 25 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 103 miles (166 km) from Manchester to Peterborough.

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Peterborough is:

  • 24 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Manchester and Peterborough as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Manchester to Peterborough:

  • Trains mostly leave from Manchester Piccadilly and tend to arrive in Peterborough.

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Peterborough from Manchester:

  • You can travel by train between Manchester and Peterborough with Transpennine Express, and you can find Transpennine Express Manchester to Peterborough tickets for $63 (€59) on Omio.

Yes, there is a direct route available from Manchester to Peterborough:

  • You can travel directly by train with East Midlands Railway with 7 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Peterborough as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Peterborough from Manchester.

Your trip from Manchester to Peterborough doesn't have to end in Peterborough. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Stansted or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Stansted or Birmingham to your Manchester to Peterborough tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Peterborough today!

Before traveling from Manchester to Peterborough, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this route costs on average $63 (€59) one way.

But we recommend booking Manchester to Peterborough tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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